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New Publications from the Watershed Sciences Department!

 

"From Outside to Online: Unanticipated Directions for Utah Master Naturalist"
Published April 2018 Journal on Empowering Teaching Excellence https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/jete/vol2/iss1/4 Mark Larese-Casanova*, Jennifer Perkins

Mark Larese-Casanova
 

Gary Thiede

"Modeling the fish community population dynamics and forecasting the eradication success of an exotic fish from and alpine stream" Published April 2018 Biological Conservation https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2018.04.024 Christopher Laplance, Arnaud Elger, Frederic Santoul, Gary Thiede**, Phaedra Budy*

Phaedra Budy
 

 

"Effects of catch-and-release angling on a largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) population in a north temperate lake, 2001-2005"
Published February 2018 Fisheries Research doi: 10.1016.j.fishres.2018.02.012. Greg Sass, Jereme Gaeta*, Micheal Allen, Cory Suski, Stephanie Shaw

Gaeta

 

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"High Resolution Monitoring of River Bluff Erosion Reveals Failure Mechanisms and Geomorphically Effective Flows" Published March 2018 Water doi:10.3390/w10040394. Sara Kelly and Patrick Belmont*

Patrick Belmont 

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"Stormwater management and ecosystem services: a review"
Published February 22, 2018 Environmental Research Letters doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aaa81a. Liana Prudencio and Sarah Null*

Dr. Sarah Null

 

 

"Go big or ... don't? A field-based diet evaluation of freshwater piscivore and prey fish size relationships" Published March 15, 2018 PLOS One doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194092. Jereme Gaeta, Ahrenstorff, Diana, Fetzer, Jones, Lawson, McInerny, Santucci, Vander Zanden

Gaeta 

Angus Vaughan
Patrick Belmont

"Near-Channel Versus Watershed Controls on Sediment Rating Curves"
Published October 2017 Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface doi: 10.1002/2016JF004180. Angus Vaughan, Patrick Belmont*, Charles Hawkins*, Peter Wilcock*

Charles Hawkins
Peter Wilcock
 

 

"Global synthesis of the temperature sensitivity of leaf litter breakdown in streams and rivers" Published November 2016 Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/gcb.13609. Jennifer Folstad-Shah, John Kominoski, Marcelo Ardon, Walter Dodds, Mark Gessner, Natalie Griffiths, Charles Hawkins*, Sherri Johnson, Antoine Lecerf, Carri Leroy, David Manning, Amy Rosemond, Robert Sinsabaugh, Christopher Swan, Jackson Webster, Lydia Zeglin

Charles Hawkins

 Rebekah Downard

"Wetland Plants of Great Salt Lake" Published August 2017 Utah State University Extension. Rebekah Downard, Maureen Frank, Jennifer Perkins, Karin Kettenring*, Mark Larese-Casanova*.

Karin KettenringMark Larese-Casanova
 

 

 "Meeting the challenge of interacting threats in freshwater ecosystems: A call to scientists and managers"
Published 2017 Elementa.  Laura Craig, Julian Olden, Angela Arthington, Sally Entrekin, Charles Hawkins*, John Kelly, Theodore Kennedy, Bryan Maitland, Emma Rosi, Allison Roy, David Strayer, Jennifer Tank, Amie West, Matthew Wooten.

Charles Hawkins 

 

"Aerosol Deposition Impacts on Land and Ocean Carbon Cycles" Published February 2017 Aerosols and Climate doi 10.1007./s40641-017-0056-z. N. Mahowald, R. Scanza, Janice Brahney*, C. Goodale, P. Hess, K. Moore, J. Neff.

Janice Brahney 

 

"Determining annual cryosphere storage contributions to streamflow using historical hydrometric records" Published January 2017 Hydrological Processes doi: 10.1002/hyp.11128. Janice Brahney*, Brian Menounos, Xiaohua Wei, Paul Jefferson Curtis.

Janice Brahney

 

"Brine shrimp grazing and fecal production increase sedimentation to the deep brine layer (monimolimnion) of Great Salt Lake, Utah" Published May 2017 Hydrobiologia doi: 10.1007/s10750-017-3235-y. Piotr Maszczyk, Wayne Wurtsbaugh*.

Dr. Wayne Wurtsbaugh 

 

 "Evidence for a climate-driven hydrologic regime shift in the Canadian Columbia Basin" Published November 2016 Canadian Water Resources Association doi: 10.1080/07011784.2016.1268933 Janice Brahney*, F. Weber, V. Foord, J. Janmaat, P.J. Curtis. 

Janice Brahney

Liana Prudencio

"Climate change effects on water allocations with season dependent water rights" Published July 2016 Science of the Total Environment doi 10.1016/j.scitotenv. 2016.07.081. Sarah Null*, Liana Prudencio.

Dr. Sarah Null 

 

"Dissolved oxygen, stream temperature, and fish habitat response to environmental water purchases" Published April 2017. Journal of Environmental Management. doi 10.1016/j.envman.2017.04.016. Sarah Null*, Nathaniel Mouzon, Logan Elmore.

Sarah Null

Stephen Klobucar

"At the forefront: evidence of the applicability of using environmental DNA to quantify the abundance of fish populations in natural lentic waters with additional sampling considerations" Published July 2017. Stephen L. Klobucar, Torrey Rodgers, & Phaedra Budy*

Phaedra Budy

 

"Solving water quality problems in agricultural landscapes: New approaches for these nonlinear, multiprocess, multiscale systems" Published April 2017. Solving Agricultural Water Problems doi: 10.1002/2017WR020839 Patrick Belmont*, Efi Foufoula-Georgiou

Patrick Belmont

 

"It Takes Two to Tango: When and Where Dual Nutrient (N& P) Reductions are Needed to Protect Lakes and Downstream Ecosystem" Published September 2016 Environmental Science and Technology. H.W. Paerl, J.T. Scott, M. J. McCarthy, S.E. Newell, W.S. Gardner, K.E. Havens, D.K. Hoffman, S.W. Wilhelm, & Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh*.

Wayne Wurtsbaugh

Karin Kettenring

"Distribution and Drivers of a Widespread, Invasive Wetland Grass, Phragmites australis, in Wetlands of the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA" Published November 2016 Wetlands. A. Lexine Long, Karin M. Kettenring*, Charles P. Hawkins*, Christopher M. U. Neale.

Charles Hawkins

 

"An Affordable Method of Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing of Wadeable Rivers using a Weather Balloon" Published August 2016 Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence. Tim Beach, Sarah Null*, Curtis Gray.

Sarah Null

Nick Bouwes 

"Ecosystem experiment reveals benefits of natural and simulated beaver dams to a threatened population of steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss)" Published July 2016 Scientific Reports/Nature Nicolaas Bouwes*, Nicholas Weber, Chris E. Jordan, W. Carl Saunders**, Ian A. Tattam, Carol Volk, Joseph M.Wheaton* and Michael M. Pollock.

Joe Wheaton

Christine RohalRebekah Downard

"Soils of Great Salt Lake Wetlands: Hydric Indicators and Common Features" Published March 2017 Utah State University Extension. Christine Rohal, Karin Kettenring*, Rebekah Downard, & Mark Larese-Casanova*

Mark Larese-CasanovaKaren Kettenring

Christine RohalRebekah Downard

"Water Rights for Wetlands in the Bear River Delta" Published April 2016 Utah State University Extension. Maureen Frank, Jimmy Marty, Christine Rohal, Rebekah Downard, Joanna Endter-Wada, Mark Larese-Casanova*.


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